Music by Request playlist for January 19, 2019

Jan 19, 2019

Peter Pears (left) and Benjamin Britten (seated)

Thanks to listeners in Irons, Northport, Higgins Lake and many other places for your requests this week.

1. George Frederic Handel, Zadok the Priest; Sir Neville Marriner/Academy of St Martin in the Fields and ASMF Chorus

2. Edward Joseph Collins, Hymn to the Earth (movements 1 & 2); Marin Alsop/Royal Scottish National Orchestra and Chorus

3. Gordon Jacob, Flag of Stars; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Symphony

4. Arvo Pärt, Cantus in Memoriam Benjamin Britten; Neeme Järvi/Scottish Naitonal Orchestra

5. Johann Sebastian Bach, Toccata and Fugue in D minor; E. Power Biggs

6. Stanley Glasser, Lalela Zulu; King’s Singers

7. Wendell Whalum (arr.), We Shall Overcome; Morehouse College Glee Club

8. Franz Liszt, Paganini Etudes (first three); André Watts

9. Jules Massenet, Medication from Thaïs; Gerard Schwartz/New York Chamber Symphony/Nadja Salerno-Sonnenberg

10. Irving Berlin, God Bless America; Kate Smith (1939 recording)

11. Leonard Bernstein, I am easily assimilated (from Candide); composer conducting the London Symphony Orchestra/Christa Ludwig

12. Giuseppe Verdi, D’Egitto là sui lidi (from Nabucco); Vittorio Gui/Orchestra and Chorus of the Rome Opera/Boris Christoff (1955 recording)

13. Peter Ilyich Tchaikovsky, Capriccio Italien; Lorin Maazel/Bavarian Radio Symphony Orchestra

14. Benjamin Britten, Young Person’s Guide to the Orchestra; Paavo Järvi/Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

15. Leonard Bernstein, Love Theme (from On the Waterfront); composer conducting the Israel Philharmonic

16. John Mackey, Hymn to a Blue Hour; Eugene Corporon/North Texas Wind Symphony

17. John Williams, Men of the Yorktown March (from Midway); Keith Lockhart/Boston Pops Orchestra

18. Howard Hanson, Symphony no. 2 “Romantic” (first movement); composer conducting the Eastman-Rochester Symphony Orchestra

19. Henryk Gorecki, Symphony no. 3 “Symphony of Sorrowful Songs” (final movement); David Zinman/London Sinfonietta/Dawn Upshaw

20. Ludwig van Beethoven, String Quartet no. 1 “Razumovsky no. 1” (first movement); Cleveland Quartet

21. John Williams, Theme from Superman; Gavin Greenaway/ London Symphony Orchestra